Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Critics and some centerpiece films make for interesting Day 2 at...

Day 2 of the Miami International Film Festival provided the experience I was looking forward to most about the 30th edition of this event: an intimate...

Deeply moving film from Basque country, Flowers, makes exclusive U.S. commercial...

UPDATE: For those who missed it when it had its U.S. premiere theatrical run at Coral Gables Art Cinema, Loreak now has a distributor...

John Waters on his quirky Oscar noms as "an old white...

Yesterday, the news was full of analysis of the Oscar snubs and simplistic assumptions about the members who make up the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts...

Smart Argentine film ‘Marriage’ has world premiere at Miami International Film...

Day 1 of the 30th installment of the Miami International Film Festival only meant enjoying some free drinks and hors d'oeuvres accompanied with some socializing at the opening...

My Friend Dahmer vividly explores the anti-social life of a would-be...

Though My Friend Dahmer is about infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, its focus is not on the murders, rapes, necrophilia and cannibalism he committed...

Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ presents complex, enthralling portrait of...

Only Lovers Left Alive, the long-awaited vampire drama by Jim Jarmusch, has to be one of the better date movies I've seen in a...

Neruda blends fact and fiction for refreshing test of the biopic...

Last year, Chilean director Pablo Larraín made his English language debut with an unorthodox biopic on Jacqueline Kennedy (Jackie uses strong performance, meticulous staging...

Screenings I plan to see at 30th Miami Film Festival

The coverage for the 30th Annual Miami International Film Festival has begun in earnest. I hope to document all the coverage I contribute on this blog...

GEMS recommendations: Certain Women and Old Stone contrast in drama but...

Gems 2016, a mini-film festival of sorts by Miami-Dade College's Miami Film Festival, is now underway at the Tower Theater in Miami. It kicked...

Film Review: 'Blackfish' presents brutal picture of orcas in captivity

Blackfish trains its lens on killer whales in captivity and the cover-up of tragedies involving one orca in particular who seemed to turn psychotic:...